Saturday, October 31, 2009

Easy Recipe Boston Cookies

Cream one cup of butter, add gradually 1½ of sugar and 3 eggs well beaten. Add 1 teaspoonful of soda dissolved in 1½ tablespoonfuls of hot water. Sift together 3¼ cups of flour, half a teaspoonful of salt and 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon. Add ½ of this to the thin mixture, then 1 cup of chopped English walnut meat, ½ a cup of currants and ½ a cup of chopped and seeded raisins. Put in the rest of the flour and beat well. Drop by spoonfuls 1 inch apart on a buttered sheet and bake in a moderate oven.—From "Good Housekeeping."

Pickled Salmon

After the fish has been boiled and drained add the following sauce: Take equal quantities of water in which the fish was boiled and vinegar. Add a few pepper corns, a little mace, a very little allspice; boil for a few minutes and pour over the fish.

Easy Recipes Curry Sandwiches

Make a paste with four hard boiled eggs, a tablespoonful of stock and a teaspoonful of curry powder. Spread on slices of buttered bread. Put two together and serve.

Moulded Chopped Meat

Take any kind of cold meat, chop it very fine. Dissolve ½ a box of gelatine in ½ a cup of cold water. Slice two hard boiled eggs, wet a mould and lay the slices of egg in the bottom and on the sides, then put in the chopped meat. Dissolve one Anker's Bouillon Capsule in 1 cup of boiling water. When dissolved add this to the gelatine, stir well and pour over the meat.

Easy Recipe Rice and Apples

Parboil 1 cup of rice for 10 minutes in boiling water, then drain and rinse with cold water. Return to a saucepan and cover with fresh water, add ½ teaspoonful salt, 1 tablespoonful of sugar. Pare, peel and chop fine 6 apples, add them to the rice and cook until done. Serve as a border for hot or cold slices of pork.

Free Recipe Boiled Partridge with Celery Sauce

Dress the partridge as for roasting, make a stuffing with ½ cup of bread crumbs, ½ cup of chopped celery seasoned with a little butter and celery salt. Cover with boiling water, cook until tender. Make a sauce with 1 tablespoonful of butter in which fry 2 tablespoonfuls of bread crumbs, ½ cup of chopped celery, 1 cup milk, salt and pepper. Let this boil up once.

Easy Recipe Celery au Gratin

Cook until tender a large bunch of celery cut into one inch lengths. Drain, return to the saucepan and cover with a cupful of white sauce. Season with salt and pepper and chopped parsley. When cold butter a baking dish and cover the bottom with crumbs. When the celery is cold add to it 2 well beaten eggs. Cover with crumbs and bits of butter. Bake ½ an hour.

Easy Recipes Banana Croquettes

Cut 3 bananas into 2 inch lengths, roll lightly in fine bread crumbs and put on ice to harden. Fry carefully in a frying basket in deep hot fat. Serve with hot or cold chicken.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Easy Picnic Recipes

Chicken Salad

Cut very fine the good parts of a cold boiled chicken; chop up celery in the proportion of 2/3 to 1/3 of chicken and mix well. Let it stand for an hour or two with a French dressing poured over it. When it is well soaked up, cover with a mayonnaise dressing and garnish with celery tops. Serve on lettuce leaves.

Easy Picnic Recipes

Spanish Buns

1¼ lbs. of flour, 1 lb. of sugar, ½ a lb. of butter, 4 eggs, a teacup of cream or milk, warmed sufficiently to melt the butter, a tablespoonful of rose water, 2 of wine, a grated nutmeg. Make into buns and bake.